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Frances Arnold ’79 made history this week when she became the first female Princeton graduate to win a Nobel Prize. As a winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Arnold is also the first graduate of Princeton to win a Nobel Prize in the natural sciences.
Chemical and biological engineering professor Clifford Brangwynne and mathematics professor Allan Sly have been named recipients of the 2018 MacArthur Fellowship.
“We at the financial aid office like to think that we’re interchangeable as far as administrators go,” she said. “However, there are students who do not agree with that and they would only speak with Vilma. Vilma was their financial aid counselor.”
On Thursday, over 3,000 alumni and guests are expected to gather on campus for She Roars, a three-day conference to connect, celebrate, and empower University women.
Washington Post columnist and author David Ignatius discussed growing aggression at the boundary of foreign policy and journalism on Wednesday. When he was sent to the Middle East, he felt protected by an “invisible white flag” that allowed journalists to safely travel and tell stories that needed to be told. He said this is no longer true.
“Grading and assessment are among the most complex but important actions the faculty undertake,” Dolan wrote in an email to the The Daily Princetonian. “Students deserve to be given a clear sense of their work in a class and over the course of their educational careers at Princeton. Being clear and transparent about standards for assessment works in the best interests of both faculty and students.”
University alumna and California Institute of Technology professor Frances Arnold ’79 made history on Wednesday, Oct. 3, when she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, making her the first female Princeton graduate to win a Nobel Prize.
“Revolt of the Suburbs in the 1968 & 2018 Elections,” an Oct. 2 panel of three award-winning historians, deconstructed the shift of the U.S. suburban population over time and their current influence. Kevin Kruse, a Princeton history professor, moderated the panel between Lily Geismer, professor at Claremont McKenna College, and Matthew Lassiter, assistant professor at the University of Michigan.
A five-person panel at the Carl A. Fields Center turned fiery on Tuesday night, as a discussion on campus free speech transformed into an appraisal of Lawrence Rosen’s cancelled course on cultural freedoms.
On Oct. 1, a letter involving the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh began circulating among University students. It was directed at the U.S. Senate and President Donald Trump.
In a lecture hosted by the School of Architecture on Monday, renowned architect Yo Shimada stressed the importance of considering a project’s natural environment. He also advocated for building to match society’s needs. Many of Shimada’s own designs have been shaped by the strictness of Japan’s earthquake damage protection laws. And because he pays close attention to the particular natural surroundings where he builds, Shimada said the houses he designs have very little in common with each other. One house built in a city will look very different from one built in the mountains.
Former U.S. diplomat and current Wilson School lecturer Rick Barton discussed his book “Peace Works: America’s Unifying Role in a Turbulent World,” as well as the United States’ role creating sustainable peace in a book talk on Monday. Barton, the co-director of Princeton’s Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative, stressed the need for more community-focused diplomacy.
Neuroscience professor Samuel S. Wang uses his mathematical skills and legal passions to help ensure voters choose their politicians, not the other way around. His team’s paper, “An Antidote for Gobbledygook: Organizing the Judge’s Partisan Gerrymandering Toolkit into a Two-Part Framework,” won a top prize at a gerrymandering competition last week.
“There is no other more central or urgent topic in our history than slavery,” University history professor Sean Wilentz stated at a Sept. 28 panel discussion on his most recent book, “No Property in Man: Slavery and Anti-Slavery at the Nation’s Founding.”
The Undergraduate Student Government discussed Campus Dining, the fall semester budget, and the progress of various committees during its weekly meeting on Sept. 30.
The festival lineup also included the electro-country performers, Owen Lake and the Tragic Loves; Korean-American composer and multi-instrumentalist, Bora Yoon; the percussion duo, Arx Duo; Anaglyphs; SMPL; Triplepoint Trio; New Jersey songwriter, Matt Trowbridge; the punk-jazz band, Joy on Fire; and the New York City-based ensemble, Desdemona Quartet.
On Friday, Sept. 28, the University hosted its annual Facilities Appreciation Picnic to celebrate the Facilities staff for their year-round work.
According to a campus safety alert, released by the Department of Public Safety, the incident occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. The reporting party said that the man had hidden behind a tree and “revealed himself as she ran past.” Apart from a surgical mask, the suspect was wearing no clothing, and his genitals were exposed.
A critically injured construction worker first discovered by crew team members near Shea Rowing Center this morning has died from his injuries after receiving medical treatment in Trenton.
Members of the lightweight women’s crew team first discovered him at approximately 8:20 a.m.
On Friday night, Assistant Vice President for Communications Dan Day confirmed that professor Sergio Verdú was dismissed from the faculty as of Sept. 22 following a University investigation into his conduct in relation to University policies that prohibit consensual relations with students and require honesty and cooperation in University matters.